How Christians and Jews understand Jesus, the New Testament and each other

Amy-Jill Levine, a leading Biblical scholar from Vanderbilt University Divinity School, will address “Jesus, Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations” at Vanderbilt on Thursday, March 18, at Wilson Hall, Room 103.

The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and is followed by a complimentary reception at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Lobby. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Parking will be available in Terrace Place Garage at 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place.

The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, Levine’s most recent books include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus (HarperOne), The Historical Jesus in Context (Princeton) as well as the 14-volume series Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings (Continuum).

Levine’s speech is part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, which brings to Vanderbilt and the wider Nashville community intellectuals who are shaping the world today. For more information about the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, visit, e-mail or call
(615) 343-2574.

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